Head Engineer @ Westleigh Park Studio. Credits Include Rita Ora, Example, Anne Marie, Kara Marni, Aline Renae, My Nu Leng, D Double E, Takura, Foreign Beggars and many more.
Hey, Im Rob Lindsay, I’m the founder and head engineer at Westleigh Park Studio. As a producer myself I understand that the most important part of this whole process is what’s at the basis of it all, and that’s you and your music!
It’s what has inspired you and it’s the product of all your hard work. Very few people outside of music really understand what goes into making music, that’s why its so important to surround yourself with a team that do.
My aim as a mix engineer is to be a creative extension of the artist. My goal in every mix is to make sure that the best qualities are brought out of every track and bring your vision to life. Good communication before any project is essential for me, so before every mix we'll have a conversation about the direction and vision you have for the track or project. I pride myself on being highly motivated, very easy to work with and completely focused on getting the best results on any project I work on. I look forward to hearing all about your project!"
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7 Reviews - 1 Repeat ClientEndorse Rob Lindsay
Speedy, friendly and delivers great results. I would high recommend
Having worked with Rob for multiple years on projects I can say his ear and technical knowledge is fine tuned to getting the very best out of a mix. Not only can i rely on his expertise to get the sonics and sound I want he is also very easy to work with and has a quick turnaround.. He also comes from a successful background of music production and djing so I know he cares about what artists want and can relate.. consistant great results...highly recommended!!! :)
When meeting Rob for the first time I knew he was the engineer for me. He understood exactly what I wanted from my tracks and was able to materialise it very quickly. Thoroughly impressed.
Having worked with Rob on numerous occasions, if I had to choose between Rob or my Mrs, I'd pick Rob every time. Absolute wizard behind the desk, easy to communicate with and has the patience of a saint! I could not fault Rob, his work, or his work ethic, if I tried!
Great mixing and mastering service - friendly, fun and professional. Robs in depth knowledge within music is very refreshing - from the production side of things, through to the engineering, he really does know what he is on about. Outstanding mixes, truly top class - completely transforms your music and brings it to a new light.
I have used Rob numerous times for mixing and mastering work and have always been very, very pleased with the results. Great communication and ability to really bring out the right elements of each track. Would definitely reccomend!
Rob at WPS was a great help to my goal of furthering my production knowledge. The man is a fountain of knowledge but equally very patient and understanding with those who aren't! I highly recommend investing in his time and expertise for achieving your musical goals.
Interview with Rob Lindsay
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have worked with both the analogue and digital over the years. However I prefer to work on more of a hybrid setup nowadays due to its convenience and now that plugins really are not far behind analogue in terms of sound it just makes sense.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: I get inspired by great records from all genres and era's. I just love to hear good quality, well written music!
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: My Main focus is Mixing and Mastering but I also love to help develop artists and help them out as much as I can with their careers.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I always try and bring something fresh to the song or project im working on be it my technical expertise or my creative vision.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: My career path was a little predictable. I started working for a Studio/Managemnet company making loads of tea working my way up the ladder. After a few years of that I moved to london to study audio engineering, soon after i got a few tracks signed to Black Butter Records. After about 5 years of DJing all over i decided to concentrate more on the mixing and mastering side of things. I also set up a tuition business for people looking to hone their skills with the more technical side of things.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: My work process typically starts with me understanding exactly what the client wants. Every decision is based on that.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: All sorts of Electronic music from Pop, Hip Hop and grime to House, Techno, Drum & Bass and more experimental soundscapes. But I love to sink my teeth into all sorts of genres and sounds.
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: My Unity audio 'The Boulders MKii' Speakers, Softubes Console 1 & Fader 1, Cranesong Solaris, My computer and my Dog. (she part of the studios furniture)
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Ive always wanted to work Hans Zimmer. Im a huge fan of how he puts the 'feels' into anything he does be it lion king or inception. Im a massive fan!
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Overall - Digital for convenience but they are certainly not mutually exclusive.
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: A great track or album is a team effort. Surround your project with talented and passionate people who want the best out of it!
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: I always try and get into their headspace and see what vision they have for that project.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: More processing doesn't equal a better sound - Less is more (most of the time)
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Less is more. The better the sound design/ recording the better the arrangement. The better the arrangement the better the mix will be. The better the mix the better the master. Its important to never neglect either of these vital parts of the process.